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B Hubble breaks the distance record with a redshift of 11.1

  1. Mar 5, 2016 #1
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  3. Mar 5, 2016 #2

    PeterDonis

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    Our current theories do not predict any "limiting value" for redshift. We have already measured a redshift much larger than 11.1: the redshift of the CMB, which is about 1000. This is just the record for the measured redshift of a single object.

    [Btw, if you label a thread as "A", that implies that you have a graduate level understanding of the subject matter. This question is really a "B" question, and I have relabeled the thread accordingly.]
     
  4. Mar 5, 2016 #3

    marcus

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  5. Mar 5, 2016 #4
    Thanks for replies guys.

    I know the CMBR redshift is ~1000, but I was expecting to see a tangential limiting value for galaxy redshift at some point. I guess we need more measurements? Hopefully I will still be here to see the JWST measurements.

    Btw I am a Physics Grad, just a very long time ago, specializing in Radio and Microwave Frequencies. Worked on Cyclotrons, Plasma Generators and 3G Transmitters mainly, for nearly 40 years.
    But point taken, Cosmology was not a course I could take back then, even though it is one of the most interesting subjects for me now.
     
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